December 16, 2014

IS IT STILL ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION IF YOUR INTENTIONS ARE PURE?:

Peru Is Indignant After Greenpeace Makes Its Mark on Ancient Site (WILLIAM NEUMAN, DEC. 12, 2014, NY Times)

An expression of concern by the environmental group Greenpeace about the carbon footprint was marred this week by real footprints -- in a fragile, and restricted, landscape near the Nazca lines, ancient man-made designs etched in the Peruvian desert.

The Peruvian authorities said activists from the group damaged a patch of desert when they placed a large sign that promoted renewable energy near a set of lines that form the shape of a giant hummingbird.

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